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1975–76 Atlanta Flames · NHL
Division 3rd Patrick
1975–76 record 35–33–12
Goals for 262
Goals against 237
General Manager Cliff Fletcher
Coach Fred Creighton
Captain Pat Quinn
Arena Omni Coliseum
Team leaders
Goals Curt Bennett (34)
Assists Tom Lysiak (51)
Points Tom Lysiak (82)
Penalties in minutes Pat Quinn (134)
Wins Dan Bouchard (19)
Goals against average Dan Bouchard (2.54)

The 1975–76 Atlanta Flames season was the fourth season for the franchise.

Regular seasonEdit

Final standingsEdit

Patrick Division GP W L T GF GA Pts
Philadelphia Flyers 80 51 13 16 348 209 118
New York Islanders 80 42 21 17 297 190 101
Atlanta Flames 80 35 33 12 262 237 82
New York Rangers 80 29 42 9 262 333 67

Game logEdit

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1LOctober 8, 19753–4 California Golden Seals (1975–76) 0–1–0
2LOctober 10, 19751–2 New York Rangers (1975–76) 0–2–0
3LOctober 15, 19751–3 @ New York Rangers (1975–76) 0–3–0
4LOctober 17, 19750–2 New York Islanders (1975–76) 0–4–0
5WOctober 18, 19755–3 @ Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 1–4–0
6TOctober 22, 19751–1 St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 1–4–1
7WOctober 24, 19757–1 Los Angeles Kings (1975–76) 2–4–1
8LOctober 25, 19753–7 @ St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 2–5–1
9WOctober 28, 19753–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 3–5–1
10WOctober 31, 19752–0 @ California Golden Seals (1975–76) 4–5–1
11LNovember 1, 19751–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (1975–76) 4–6–1
12LNovember 5, 19751–3 Montreal Canadiens (1975–76) 4–7–1
13WNovember 7, 19753–2 Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 5–7–1
14LNovember 9, 19753–6 @ Detroit Red Wings (1975–76) 5–8–1
15WNovember 12, 19752–1 Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 6–8–1
16WNovember 14, 19754–1 @ Washington Capitals (1975–76) 7–8–1
17LNovember 15, 19753–5 Boston Bruins (1975–76) 7–9–1
18TNovember 18, 19752–2 Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 7–9–2
19LNovember 21, 19751–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1975–76) 7–10–2
20WNovember 22, 19756–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 8–10–2
21LNovember 25, 19750–4 Montreal Canadiens (1975–76) 8–11–2
22LNovember 26, 19753–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 8–12–2
23WNovember 28, 19756–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1975–76) 9–12–2
24WNovember 30, 19754–1 @ California Golden Seals (1975–76) 10–12–2
25LDecember 2, 19753–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1975–76) 10–13–2
26WDecember 5, 19756–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 11–13–2
27WDecember 7, 19752–0 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 12–13–2
28WDecember 9, 19757–1 Washington Capitals (1975–76) 13–13–2
29TDecember 12, 19753–3 New York Islanders (1975–76) 13–13–3
30WDecember 14, 19757–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 14–13–3
31WDecember 16, 19753–1 Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 15–13–3
32LDecember 17, 19752–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 15–14–3
33WDecember 19, 19758–3 New York Rangers (1975–76) 16–14–3
34WDecember 21, 19752–1 @ Boston Bruins (1975–76) 17–14–3
35TDecember 23, 19752–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 17–14–4
36WDecember 26, 19754–3 Pittsburgh Penguins (1975–76) 18–14–4
37LDecember 27, 19752–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1975–76) 18–15–4
38LDecember 29, 19752–6 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1975–76) 18–16–4
39WDecember 31, 19758–1 @ New York Rangers (1975–76) 19–16–4
40WJanuary 2, 19767–1 St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 20–16–4
41WJanuary 3, 19766–4 @ Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 21–16–4
42WJanuary 6, 19764–3 Detroit Red Wings (1975–76) 22–16–4
43TJanuary 9, 19761–1 Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 22–16–5
44WJanuary 11, 19765–2 Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 23–16–5
45LJanuary 13, 19760–3 Los Angeles Kings (1975–76) 23–17–5
46LJanuary 15, 19763–5 St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 23–18–5
47TJanuary 17, 19762–2 @ New York Islanders (1975–76) 23–18–6
48LJanuary 18, 19762–4 @ Montreal Canadiens (1975–76) 23–19–6
49LJanuary 22, 19762–7 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 23–20–6
50TJanuary 23, 19763–3 Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 23–20–7
51WJanuary 27, 19768–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 24–20–7
52LJanuary 28, 19763–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 24–21–7
53LJanuary 30, 19762–4 Boston Bruins (1975–76) 24–22–7
54LFebruary 1, 19763–5 @ Boston Bruins (1975–76) 24–23–7
55TFebruary 3, 19762–2 @ New York Islanders (1975–76) 24–23–8
56WFebruary 4, 19764–1 California Golden Seals (1975–76) 25–23–8
57LFebruary 6, 19761–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 25–24–8
58WFebruary 11, 19765–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1975–76) 26–24–8
59LFebruary 13, 19762–3 Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 26–25–8
60LFebruary 14, 19763–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1975–76) 26–26–8
61LFebruary 19, 19761–3 @ Buffalo Sabres (1975–76) 26–27–8
62WFebruary 20, 19763–1 @ Kansas City Scouts (1975–76) 27–27–8
63LFebruary 23, 19761–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1975–76) 27–28–8
64TFebruary 25, 19763–3 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1975–76) 27–28–9
65LFebruary 28, 19762–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1975–76) 27–29–9
66LMarch 3, 19762–3 Detroit Red Wings (1975–76) 27–30–9
67WMarch 5, 19768–3 New York Rangers (1975–76) 28–30–9
68TMarch 7, 19766–6 @ New York Rangers (1975–76) 28–30–10
69WMarch 9, 19769–0 Boston Bruins (1975–76) 29–30–10
70WMarch 10, 19764–1 @ Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 30–30–10
71WMarch 12, 19764–1 Washington Capitals (1975–76) 31–30–10
72LMarch 14, 19761–6 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 31–31–10
73LMarch 16, 19762–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1975–76) 31–32–10
74TMarch 19, 19762–2 Vancouver Canucks (1975–76) 31–32–11
75WMarch 24, 19767–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1975–76) 32–32–11
76LMarch 27, 19760–8 @ Detroit Red Wings (1975–76) 32–33–11
77WMarch 28, 19763–1 @ Washington Capitals (1975–76) 33–33–11
78TApril 1, 19761–1 @ New York Islanders (1975–76) 33–33–12
79WApril 2, 19764–2 Minnesota North Stars (1975–76) 34–33–12
80WApril 4, 19765–2 New York Islanders (1975–76) 35–33–12

Player statsEdit

SkatersEdit

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
Tom Lysiak 12 80 31 51 82 60 2 0 0 0 2
Curt Bennett 5 80 34 31 65 61 2 0 0 0 4
Hilliard Graves 17 80 19 30 49 16 2 0 0 0 0
Claude St. Sauveur 11 79 24 24 48 23 2 0 0 0 0
Eric Vail 25 60 16 31 47 34 2 0 0 0 0
Bill Flett 9 78 23 17 40 30 2 0 0 0 0
Dave Kryskow 20/8 79 15 25 40 65 2 0 0 0 2
Rey Comeau 18 79 17 22 39 42 - - - - -
Randy Manery 7 80 7 32 39 42 2 0 0 0 0
Larry Romanchych 21 67 16 19 35 8 2 0 0 0 0
Barry Gibbs 2 76 8 21 29 92 2 1 0 1 2
Bill Clement 10 31 13 14 27 29 2 0 1 1 0
Ed Kea 19 78 8 19 27 101 2 0 0 0 7
Gerry Meehan 10 48 7 20 27 8 - - - - -
Tim Ecclestone 14 69 6 21 27 30 - - - - -
Larry Carriere 23 75 4 15 19 96 2 0 0 0 2
Jean Lemieux 6 33 4 9 13 10 - - - - -
Pat Quinn 3 80 2 11 13 134 2 0 1 1 2
Ken Houston 24/6 38 5 6 11 11 2 0 0 0 0
Bob Leiter 16 26 2 3 5 4 - - - - -
Guy Chouinard 16 4 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0
Richard Mulhern 4 12 1 0 1 4 - - - - -
Richard Lemieux 20 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0
Cam Botting 24 2 0 1 1 0 - - - - -
Phil Myre 1 37 0 1 1 0 - - - - -
Dan Bouchard 30 47 0 1 1 10 2
Buster Harvey 8 1 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Noel Price 4 3 0 0 0 2 - - - - -
Pat Ribble 23 3 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Willi Plett 22 4 0 0 0 0 - - - - -
Rick Bowness 15 5 0 0 0 0 - - - - -

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Atlanta. Stats reflect time with the Flames only.
Traded mid-season

GoaltendingEdit

Note: GP = Games played; TOI = Time on ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout losses; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals against average

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player # GP TOI W L T GA SO GAA GP TOI W L GA SO GAA
Dan Bouchard 30 47 2671 19 17 8 113 2 2.54 2 120 0 2 3 0 1.50
Phil Myre 1 37 2129 16 16 4 123 1 3.47 - - - - - - -

TransactionsEdit

The Flames were involved in the following transactions during the 1975–76 season.

TradesEdit

June 5, 1975 To Atlanta Flames
Dave Kryskow
To Detroit Red Wings
Bryan Hextall Jr.
September 9, 1975 To Atlanta Flames
Curt Ridley
To New York Rangers
Jerry Byers
September 23, 1975 To Atlanta Flames
Rights to Claude St. Sauveur
To California Golden Seals
Cash
October 1, 1975 To Atlanta Flames
Larry Carriere
1st round pick in 1976
(traded to Washington Capitals;
Capitals selected Greg Carroll)
Cash
To Buffalo Sabres
Jacques Richard
October 13, 1975 To Atlanta Flames
Richard Lemieux
Future considerations
To Kansas City Scouts
Buster Harvey
January 20, 1976 To Atlanta Flames
1st round pick in 1976 (Dave Shand)
To Vancouver Canucks
Curt Ridley
January 22, 1976 To Atlanta Flames
Bill Clement
To Washington Capitals
Jean Lemieux
Gerry Meehan
Sabres' 1st round pick in 1976 (Greg Carroll)

Free agentsEdit

Player Former team
Player New team

WaiversEdit

Player Former team
RW Bill Flett Toronto Maple Leafs


Draft picksEdit

See also: 1975 NHL Amateur Draft
Round Pick Player Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
1 8. Richard Mulhern (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
2 26. Rick Bowness (RW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Montreal Bleu Blanc Rouge (QMJHL)
4 62. Dale Ross (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Ottawa 67s (OHA)
5 80. Willi Plett (RW) Flag of Paraguay Paraguay St. Catharines Black Hawks (OHA)
6 98. Paul Heaver (D) Flag of Great Britain United Kingdom Oshawa Generals (OHA)
7 116. Dale McMillan (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
8 134. Rick Piche (D) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WCHL)
9 150. Nick Sanza (G) Sherbrooke Beavers (QMJHL)
10 167. Brian O'Connell (G) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Saint Louis University (NCAA)
11 181. Joe Augustine (D) Flag of the United States United States Austin Mavericks (MidJHL)
12 192. Torbjorn Nilsson (RW) Flag of Sweden Sweden Skelleftea AIK (Grundserien)
13 216. Gary Gill (LW) Flag of Canada.svg Canada Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHA)

ReferencesEdit


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